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Miami Dade College Announces 2014 Summer Camps!

Summer Camp

Miami, March 31, 2014 - The acclaimed School of Continuing Education and Professional Development at Miami Dade College (MDC) offers a variety of summer camps for kids and teens in a safe and fun environment at the Kendall and North Campuses. Specialty camps include robotics, Latin jazz, art, dance, fashion design, video production, and more.

MDC’s Kendall and North Campuses also offer traditional summer camps – such as Wild Things Happen Camp and Kidscene Camp – where children, ages 5 to 11, participate in field trips, sports, music, reading, games, and other activities.

The 2014 MDC Summer Camps include: 

Kendall Campus

11011 S.W. 104th St.

Miami, FL  33176


Kids/Teens College students take part in an array of classes and activities such as computer training, sports and fitness, Robotics by LEGO®, test preparation, and environmental activities among many others.  (Ages 7-17)

Latin Jazz Experience

Music enthusiasts in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to play with top Latin Jazz artists and instructors.

Art Portfolio

Techniques of mixing, color layering, color relationships will be covered.  Ideal for students interested in creating portfolios for magnet schools. (Ages 12-16)

Camp Wannadraw: Fine Arts and Crafts

Students will work with different media such as clay, acrylic paint, charcoal, plaster and printing.  They will create their own original work. (Ages 11-17)

Let’s Dance!

Children will enjoy learning different dance styles such as ballet, lyrical, contemporary, Bollywood, salsa, hip hop and much more! No experience is required. All levels are welcomed. (Ages 6-13)

North Campus

11380 N.W. 27th Ave

Miami, FL  33167


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Performing Arts Camp

Program will focus on the performing arts, while exploring other creative activities such as crafts, makeup and costuming. We will introduce your child to various dance styles such as ballet, hip-hop, jazz, belly dance; as well as voice, acting and modeling. (Ages 6-12)

Fine Arts and Crafts Summer Camp

Children will enhance their creativity and artistic skills by working with different artistic media. Students will have the chance to work with clay, acrylic paint, charcoal, pencil, and watercolor. They will learn how to use these materials while expressing their original creativity by choosing their own subject matter. (Ages 6 - 11)

Art Portfolio Camp

Start building your Art portfolio now! Register for this hands-on art camp and learn principals of design, composition, color theory, idea generation, drawing from observation, figure drawing, drawing using perspective, organization and final presentation. (Ages 12-17)

Fashion Institute Camp

Do you want to be a fashion Designer or just learn how to sew your own clothes? This Camp is for you! (Ages 8-14)

Elementary Junior Music Camp

This program is for youth who want to learn a musical instrument or enhance their current skills in music. Students will receive instruction from professional musicians and educators in Music Theory, Musical Theater, Piano, Chorus and other interactive music classes. Session concludes with a final performance. (Ages 8-11)

Intermediate Music Camp

This program is geared for students ages 11-17 who have a minimum of two years of training on an instrument or voice. Students will learn music theory, solfege (ear training), ensemble, piano, guitar and specific instrument techniques. (Ages 12-17)

Music & Entertainment Productions Camp

This camp is ideal for the individual interested in pursuing careers in music and entertainment. Students will have the opportunity to work in MDC’s new state of the art recording studio to compose, record and produce their own music, songs, choreographed dance, and video. In addition they will learn the behind-the-scenes concepts of working a music studio. (Ages 12-17)

LEGO® Camp

Children will develop math and science skills by constructing and creating LEGO Simple Machines Projects that incorporate robotics materials like battery boxes, motors and wires creating projects with moving parts. (Ages 6-12)

Robotics Camp 

Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to build and program robots, as well as learn the basic principles of electronics using Arduino systems and LabView software. Sponsored by the STEM Ladder Grant to Student Success.  Project Funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Open to all MDCPS high school students who are interested in STEM. Selection criteria will be based on a written assignment about how interested the student is in pursuing a STEM career. Limited to 50 students. (Ages 14-18)

CSI:Miami Camp

Campers will engage in activities that may include: visiting a crime scene re-enactment, solving crimes through DNA testing, learned fingerprinting techniques, and participating in various science labs using the state-of-the-art biology and chemistry labs in the Science Complex.

Sponsored by the STEM Ladder Grant to Student Success.  Project Funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Open to all MDCPS high school students who are interested in STEM. Selection criteria will be based on a written assignment about how interested the student is in pursuing a STEM career. Limited to Limited to 50 students. (Ages 14-18)

Homestead Campus

500 College Terrace

Homestead, FL  33030


ArtSouth Summer Camp

Campers will enjoy dance, music, painting, drawing, crafts, and acting. Lunch is also included. This camp runs in two-week sessions, from June 16 through August 8. (ages 7 - 15)

Fees vary for each camp and are subject to change without notice and courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. MDC will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. 

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist

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